WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency unveiled a new program that will allow examiners to raise a red flag when they disagree with supervisory decisions.

The move is designed to quell criticism from inside and outside the agency that senior level OCC officials were able to override the recommendations of examiners. It follows a promise Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry made to the Senate Banking Committee at a hearing soon after taking office, where lawmakers criticized the agency for ineffective anti-money-laundering supervision at HSBC's U.S. unit.

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